San Diego (95.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 13km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA, on Monday, 21 June 2021 at 12:27 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 9 km depth
21 Jun 12:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Depth: 9.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.37333°N / 116.40733°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Borrego Springs (pop: 3,430) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of La Quinta (pop: 40,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Palm Desert (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Coachella (pop: 44,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Indio (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) S of Cathedral City (pop: 53,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Escondido (pop: 151,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) E of Temecula (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SE of Riverside (pop: 322,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|1.7||9.2 km||13km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)At magnitude 1.7, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.